Category: Southern Rhodesia

Categories: Commonwealth of Nations | Former Countries in Africa | Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland | Zimbabwe, Historic Places

Name: Southern Rhodesia
(also known as Rhodesia and British South Africa)
Timeframe:(1896 - 11 November 1965)
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Timeline:Previous / Rhodesia
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Southern Rhodesia was one of the British South Africa Company territories following the 1896 occupation of Mashonaland. In 1923 it became a self governing colony of Britain, when the BSA Company Charter was terminated. Following it Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) in 1965, it became known simply as Rhodesia. The ultimate successor state is Zimbabwe.

Southern Rhodesia had centralised government and was divided at first into two provinces, Matabeleland and Mashonaland. The administration was further split into the Midlands and Manicaland Provinces with Victoria Province being introduced later.

For additional information on categorizing place names in Zimbabwe, see: Zimbabwe Provinces and Towns free-space profile.

People emigrated to, born or raised in Southern Rhodesia 1896 and 1965 should use the appropriate sub-categories below.

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Person Profiles (3)

1901 Southern Rhodesia - 22 Aug 1933 photo
Living Quinn
17 Feb 1888 Aberdeen, Cape Province, South Africa - 26 Oct 1953 photo




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